from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A comic variety show of the 1800s and early 1900s, usually featuring white actors in blackface.
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- noun A
variety showperformed by white people in blackface.
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- noun a variety show in which the performers are made up in blackface
- noun a troupe of performers in blackface typically giving a comic program of negro songs and jokes
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